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From basic questions to exciting findings

Posted by on May 21st, 2018

In this post we report the backstories behind our recently published paper. It was an enjoyable research adventure driven by discussions, readings, exciting experiments and unexpected discoveries. As a result, we described a novel molecular mechanism underpinning stem cell and progenitor maintenance during development. Here is the sequence of the main events that inspired us[…]

PhD position available: The role of microRNAs in neural crest development

Posted by on November 20th, 2012

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA   PhD POSITION AVAILABLE   The role of microRNAs in neural crest development   MicroRNAs (miR) are short, non-coding RNAs around 22 nucleotides long. They block gene expression either by translational repression or by causing the degradation of the mRNAs they bind to. They are involved in[…]

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Posted by on September 23rd, 2012

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE ● Ref: RA876 £30,122 per annum                                                                 A postdoctoral position to investigate the role of microRNAs in skeletal muscle development and differentiation is available in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. The full time post will be part of a dynamic research group[…]

Postdoc Position, University of Cambridge

Posted by on November 11th, 2011

Research Associate University of Cambridge – Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Department of Haematology Salary: £27,428 – £35,788 pa The funds for this post are available until 30 April 2014 in the first instance. Applications are invited for the post of a postdoctoral Research Associate in the group of Dr. Katrin Ottersbach. Research in this[…]

microRNAs and Music – an interview with Eric Olson

Posted by on August 24th, 2010

At the recent SDB meeting in Albuquerque, Eric Olson took the stage twice: on Friday morning he spoke in the organogenesis session about the role of microRNAs in muscle, and on Sunday evening he entertained the attendees of the conference’s closing ceremony with his band, the Transactivators. In between these two performances, I asked him[…]